You can see how the systems of control in society today have grown out of Christianity. I don’t mean things such as the police force or the government when I say “systems of control”, these brutish organizations are far to blatant in their action to be effective forms of control. For a form of control to be truly effective it must be subtle, so subtle that only the most acute gaze can witness it in its effect. The true forms of control in our society all spawn from the same concept, that of guilt.
It is because of guilt that people behave themselves. Now this guilt – especially in modern times – is synonymous with shame. For most people there doesn’t need to be any overt threat in order to maintain guilts efficacity. Those people you see who always behave according to the status quo, who work all hours of the day in a job they despise despite being single and without responsibilities because deep down they have been conditioned into thinking that such an existence is the proper existence, because deep down they’d be ashamed to be seen being idle.
Of course for others the threat of punishment is what keeps them in-line. This is one of the two functions of any system of punishment in a society. The other function being to separate the people who refuse to be controlled from the people who accept control. To demarcate in a visible and objective-seeming manner between those guilty and not-guilty.
Despite what they want you to believe the guilty are not the ones in prison! The guilty are us on the outside… Well those of us on the outside who refrain from criminality not out of lack of desire but out of fear of punishment. You who want to steal but do not because you are scared are, or believe it is wrong are guilty already and it is this feeling of guilt that keeps you in line!
Guilt is something that has to be accepted! If you don’t accept guilt but are never-the-less detained well from your perspective you’ve just been kidnapped! There is no difference between you and a prisoner-of-war.
So this system of control is directly inherited from Christianity which has as its basic dogma the concept that all our guilty! That because of you – simply by virtue of being born – God, your heavenly father!!! had to kill his only son.